Deudorix kayonza

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Deudorix kayonza
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Deudorix
Species: D. kayonza
Binomial name
Deudorix kayonza
Stempffer, 1956[1]
  • Deudorix (Virachola) kayonza

Deudorix kayonza, the false coffee playboy, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Uganda and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

Adults feed from the flowers of Eupatorium odorata.


  1. ^ "Deudorix Hewitson, 1863" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Deudoricina